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Derek Welsbie, MD,, PHD is a Doctor primarily located in La Jolla, CA. He has 11 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Derek Welsbie is affiliated with UC San Diego Medical Center, Johns Hopkins Geriatrics Center and Howard County General Hospital.


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Specialties & Expertise

Derek Welsbie has the following 9 areas of expertise and 1 specialty.


An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.


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Locations & Directions

UC San Diego Health - La Jolla: Shiley Eye Institute - Ophthalmology

9415 Campus Point Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

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